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The Power Of Local Energy
Electricity, like most commodities, is rarely produced where it is consumed. In the United States, [...]
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Boulder Takes Bold Steps to Support Local Renewable Energy
Over 100 U.S. cities have now set goals to transition to 100 percent renewable energy. In a new epis [...]
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From the Archive: Anya Schoolman, Executive Director of Solar United Neighbors
How did one group of neighbors from Washington, D.C., band together to advance clean energy locally [...]
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Welcome to Solar United Neighbors of Arizona
Solar United Neighbors is a national non-profit organization dedicated to helping communities go sol [...]
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Virginia County Purchases Power from New ‘Amazon Arlington Solar Farm’
The Arlington County Board has approved a partnership with Dominion Energy Virginia to purchase powe [...]
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Voices of 100%: Will Oklahoma Cities Follow Norman’s Lead to Renewable Energy?
More than 100 U.S. cities have now set ambitious commitments to transition to renewable energy, but [...]
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Total Corporate Funding in Solar Sector Rises 20%, Reaching $11.7 Billion in 2019
Total corporate funding into the solar sector globally, including venture capital and private equ [...]
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Podcast: What you can do to help grow solar in your community
Solar United Neighbors Executive Director Anya Schoolman recently appeared on the Freeing Energy Pod [...]
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Will All New Vehicles Be Electric By 2030? One Expert Says Yes
That’s exactly what entrepreneur and lecturer Tony Seba argues in his book, Clean Disruption of En [...]
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Of New Power Generation, How Much is on the Roof? Quarterly Update — 2019 Q3
3 gigawatts of new power generation capacity came online in the third quarter of 2019 — 31 percent [...]
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Voices of 100%: Small Iowa Town Pushes for Energy Independence
More than 100 U.S. cities have now set ambitious commitments to transition to renewable energy, but [...]
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PG&E Tells 200,000 Customers to Prepare for More Planned Outages
Dry and windy conditions prompted Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to begin notifying ar [...]
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How Market Power Gives Electric Utilities Political Power
In the pathway to 100% renewable energy lie electric utilities. Despite some changes to market struc [...]
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Steamboat Springs lowers cost of going solar with tax and fee waiver
Steamboat Springs is taking a smart step forward to encourage more residents to go solar. Starting N [...]
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Don't-Miss Opportunity for Local Choice in Landmark Carbon-Free Bills
In New Mexico, proposed climate legislation would give one of the state’s monopoly utilities a hug [...]
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Declare Energy Independence with Solar (Just Shop Around First)
The combination of falling prices and rising interest put rooftop solar on a strong trajectory. But [...]
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Amid EV Surge, Austin Eyes a New Way of Doing Business
Electric and autonomous vehicle technology supports the change, said Popham, whose city-owned utilit [...]
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New LA Clippers Arena to be Net-Zero for Greenhouse Gases
California Gov. Gavin Newsom and the California Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee have certifie [...]
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Allegheny County Solar Co-op first in Pennsylvania to offer bifacial panels
The Allegheny County Solar Co-op has selected EIS Solar to install solar panels for the 27-participa [...]
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Turkey Talk: Energy Policy and Thanksgiving
In this special episode of Local Energy Rules, host John Farrell speaks with ILSR Co-founder David M [...]
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Could the Health Benefits of Renewable Energy Cover Your Electric Bill?
Coal and gas-fired power stations release toxins into the air, increasing rates of asthma, respirato [...]
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Getting San Diego Ready for 100% Renewable Energy
More than 50 U.S. Cities have made commitments to reach 100 percent renewable electricity, but how d [...]
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Ballot Initiative Shapes Iowa Town’s Fight for Local Power
What can a town do to advance clean energy locally if it is fed up with its incumbent, investor-owne [...]
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Five of the Year’s Memorable Environmental and Energy Industry Lows
From emissions cheating to sweeping blackouts that affected millions of C&I customers, here are [...]
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